Moya's PK not Enough to Lift GW Women's Soccer Over George Mason
Colonials Fall to Patriots, 2-1, in Non-Conference Action
Aug. 25, 2012
FAIRFAX, Va. - Senior forward Adriana Moya netted a penalty kick for the George Washington women's soccer team with 38 seconds remaining in action, but it was not enough for the Colonials to overcome a two-goal deficit, as the squad fell to George Mason, 2-1, in non-conference play on the road on Friday evening.
Holding onto a 2-0 lead at 89:22, George Mason (2-1) committed a foul in the circle to give GW (0-2) and penalty kick opportunity. Moya - the Colonials' leading scorer in 2011 - buried the attempt to put GW on the board.
The Patriots recorded two first-half goals to take the lead into the break and the Buff and Blue could not recover despite out-shooting GMU 9-6 in the second. The home squad out-shot GW 11-1 in the first period, with freshman Kristi Abbate registering the Colonials' lone shot at the 11:32 mark.
GMU scored first at 32:49 into the contest when Tiana Kallenberger sent a cross to Emily Harvey, who headed the ball into the top left corner from five yards out. The Patriots extended their lead less than nine minutes later when Kallenberger carried the ball up the far side and blasted a shot into the left side of the net from 18 yards out.
The Colonials registered four of the first five shots of the second half, but all were denied by Patriots goalkeeper Briana Kottler. Additionally, GW recorded all four of its corner kicks in second-half action, but none found the back of GMU's cage.
Junior defender Jane Wallis tallied a team-high three shots, while Abbate and Moya each fired off two and juniors Claire Haft and Alex Neal each recorded a shot. Rookie goalkeeper Nicole Fasano made nine saves in her first-ever collegiate start.
GW opens home action with back-to-back games against first-time opponents from the Ivy League Columbia and Cornell on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Monday, Sept. 3. Check the GW women's soccer schedule for live video and stats links.
Women's Soccer Falls in Overtime Heartbreaker at Duquesne
The George Washington women’s soccer squad closed its 2017 Atlantic 10 Championship run in the quarterfinal round with a 1-0 double overtime loss at...
Women’s Soccer Opens A-10 Tournament Play on Saturday
The top eight squads in the Atlantic 10 will compete for the championship crown starting this Saturday as the top-four seeded teams are set to host the first...
GW Athletics Unveils Hall of Fame Class of 2018
The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation proudly unveiled during Colonials Weekend eight individuals who will comprise the GW ...
Women’s Soccer Clinches No. 5 Seed at A-10 Championship
The George Washington women’s soccer team has claimed the No. 5 seed at the upcoming 2017 Atlantic 10 championship hosted by VCU.
Women’s Soccer Plays Duquesne to Draw in Home Finale
The George Washington women’s soccer squad played Duquesne to a 0-0 draw on Sunday afternoon in their home finale at the GW Soccer Field on the Mount...
Women’s Soccer to Wrap Regular Season
The George Washington women’s soccer squad will hit the road for the last time in the regular season on Thursday when they travel to take on the...
Women’s Soccer Ties Davidson in Final Road Trip
The George Washington women’s soccer squad played Davidson to a 0-0 double overtime draw on Thursday evening at Alumni Stadium in the Colonials’ ...
Women's Soccer Drops Dayton, 1-0
The George Washington women’s soccer squad notched their tenth victory of the season when they dropped Dayton, 1-0, at Baujan Field on Sunday evening.